Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. - Healthy Eating and Running Today!

Utilizing running to build healthy lifestyles and confidence in girls

PHOTO: girls running on a track

Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. is a 10-week running program that aims to help 3rd through 5th grade girls develop healthy habits through non-competitive running and informative nutrition lessons. The main goal of Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. is to teach the importance of building a healthy lifestyle through fun and interactive activity and to enhance the self-esteem and self-worth of our participants.

Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. 2020

Where: Waterman Elementary School
When: Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. has been cancelled for the remainder of the semester in accordance with recommendations from the CDC and JMU regarding COVID-19

$15 for the 10-week program (payable by cash or check*)
need-based fee waivers are available upon request
* checks should be made out to JMU (w/MBC GHH in the memo)
* a state-mandated $50 fee will be assessed for any check returned by the bank.

Program includes:

  • T-shirt
  • Weekly Snacks
  • Endurance-building activities and games
  • Lessons about positive self-esteem, confidence, and more

For more information, feel free to contact the Morrison Bruce Center at